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Imputing Income in New Jersey Divorce Cases

When a New Jersey court considers whether to award spousal support – or alimony – in a divorce case, one of the factors that judges often look at is how Read More

Equitable Distribution and Protection of Assets

When parties’ divorce, there is a distribution of the assets and debts acquired during the marriage.  This is called equitable distribution. Typically the division is 50/50.  However, assets such as businesses Read More

Spousal Support and Child Support

In New Jersey the two main categories of support are alimony and child support when going through divorce.  There are many important legal concepts parties should consider and understand about Read More

Spousal Support/Alimony

In New Jersey the law governing spousal support changed in 2014 with the Amendment of the Alimony Act. A shift in the law and subsequent cases more nearly equalizes the Read More

Emotional Support for Family Matters

A family lawyer’s work as a “Counselor at Law” may involve some limited family and marriage counseling related to the legal advice being provided. However, the lawyer does not provide Read More

What is a Prenuptial Agreement?

A pre-nuptial agreement—also known as a “pre-nup” or “ante-nuptial agreement”—is a common tool to protect income and assets.  The agreement becomes enforceable upon marriage and applied in the event of Read More

Looking At College Costs

Until recently, it was a logical concept a college: education or a graduate education would “automatically” get you a better job, which obviously, would enable you to move forward in Read More

Some of the nuances of alimony awards

One of the most important aspects of a divorce is determining alimony. Not every divorce case includes an alimony component. If there is a significant difference in the parties’ earnings Read More

Case information statements AKA the financial snapshot

In New Jersey, after the complaint for divorce and answering pleadings are filed with the family court, both parties must prepare a “case information statement.” The case information statement, or Read More

HELFAND & ASSOCIATES: DIVORCE ATTORNEYS – COMPLEX MARITAL ASSETS AND BUSINESSES

Restricted Stock Units/Stock Options Employee Benefits which may be marital assets subject to Equitable Distribution in Divorce: An employer may provide Restricted Stock Units and Stock Options as a way Read More

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